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Bushmen Records

The Bushmen are here and we have a mission.

Arising from the South African digital bush our mission is to be a platform for underground South African musical artists to showcase and release their music to the world. The music is released for free, to share with everyone. This movement is what is commonly known as a Netlabel and you are now at the forefront of the South African netlabel revolution.

The reason for its exclusivity to South African artists is that there are no real diverse Netlabel platforms for South Africans artists to release their music under. Our aim is to be this platform and to help both upcoming and established South African musical artists to get their music out there. We also aim to interact and collaborate with international Netlabels and through that have South African artists feature globally.

All music released by Bushmen Records are licensed under a Creative Commons license which enables everyone to share the music freely and also protects certain rights of the artist. The only time when additional permission will be needed is when any of the music is used for commercial purposes.

If you are a South African artist or band who would like to release or showcase your music and you share the same ideals as Bushmen Records then send us a message from the Feedback form on the right. State your cause along with a link to your music and we will get in contact with you in good time.

South Africa is a wild place and Bushmen Records are the underground pioneers of the digital new age.
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Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Meta by The X-Structure ---------- Released: 2010 Album: 09 Meta Meta is that which transcends our perceived order of things. The beauty of metamorphosis, being reborn into something new and magnificent, leaving the old behind. The ingenuity of the metaphor, revealing the truth of the unknown through that which is known. The mystery of the metaphysical, the spiritual realm, where our souls reside, where there are angels, where there are demons, and where we are citizens of eternity. ----------...
Topics: The X-Structure, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop, Down-tempo
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Doxology by The X-Structure ---------- Released: 2010 Album: 08 Doxology Doxology is an album of "modern-day hymns" performed by the virtual hands of The X-Structure. It is an expression of admiration and gratitude towards God. It is the continuing tale of the journey of a new found love. It is the continuing tale of the discoveries that are found when we come to know and believe that there is more to what is seen or felt. These songs are not just songs without meaning, these songs...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, 51beats, South Africa, Italy, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Flight of Man by The X-Structure ---------- Life. We do not know the true extent of what we can achieve when we first start off with an idea, a dream, with life. What will make us reach our dreams, our purpose, our true place in life? What we need is to embrace faith, and hope, and love. Faith. To trust in Providence. To take the first step, and then the next and the next. Soon, when you find yourself again, you are on the top of the mountain, looking down at the most beautiful view. Hope. To...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop, Down-tempo,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Redux by The X-Structure ------------------------ Released: 2009 Album: 06 Redux Redux is a collection of previously unreleased tracks that were rediscovered in a remote APE warehouse in June 2009. In it we travel back to 2007 where another part of the mysterious origins of The X-Structure is revealed. On discovery many of the tracks were still incomplete but with the expert skill of The X-Structure the finishing touches were added to this chapter of their epic story. ---------- // Release Date...
Topics: The X-Structure, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop, Down-tempo, Breakeat
Bushmen Records
by Various Artists
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Sleeping In Hyperspace is here to put you to sleep. It is made to take you on a trip through the imaginary universe that can be found within our minds. This is Dj Khoisan's vision of what it would be like to be half asleep, half awake, travelling in hyperspace. You don't need to be asleep though to enjoy it and it will make any journey, infront of your pc or on the move, a memorable and epic one. Released on Bushmen Records (bush09). http://bushmenrecords.co.za/ Set list --------- 1. In the...
Topics: Dj Khoisan, Mix, DJ, Free, Netlabels, South Africa, Bushmen Records, Creative Commons, Underground,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Westcoast Trip by The X-Structure --------------------------------- Released: 2008 Album: 01 Foreword by Epic Beard Some believe that there is only now and that the past does not matter anymore. It is over and done with. There is no more use for it. I however think it not, for it is our past that makes us who we are today. We should acknowledge it and accept it as who we are. Yet in knowning this we should not let our past keep us bound to our failures and regrets or let it dictate to us what...
Topics: The X-Structure, Adventures on Planet Earth, South Africa, Trip hop, Electronic
Bushmen Records
by sir nightowl
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terra incognita by sir nightowl ---------- (Original release notes) epilogue My journey continues and on my way, I have learnt many things about life and about myself. There are still unexplored regions. But that's the fun part. ;) ---------- // Track Listing 01. leaving the city 02. a tale out of africa 03. facing the elements 04. navigating by the stars 05. perservere 06. once upon a moonlit sky 07. soul search 08. the day the moon sunk 09. sleepy time 10. an interlude in time 11. lope 12....
Topics: sir nightowl, nightowl, Music, Electronic, Free, Electronica
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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The Future by The X-Structure ---------- The past, the present, the future, time itself a mystery. It is something that has amused and intrigued the human mind since the beginning of time. Yet we experience it without effort, our only requirement is just to be who we are. But still there is more, something else to just being. Something deep within us that tugs at our hearts and minds. Something unseen yet visible everywhere we look. Something more powerful and profound than the works of our own...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Downbeat,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Mountain by The X-Structure ---------- To the Mountain we go on our journey of discovery. Prepared in advance for this coming challenge, if we so choose to see the signs and accept the teachings. Along the way we will learn, see, feel and experience, only truly knowing the deeper truths of life because we are there living it. We will discover purpose, nature revealed. We will witness beauty, meaning found. We will encounter glorious visions of grand splendour, wonderfully orchestrated by the...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Downbeat,...
Bushmen Records
by The Shimmer Effect
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Uranometria by The Shimmer Effect ---------- The Shimmer Effect takes you on a fantastic journey into the unconsciousness with their first album 'Uranometria'. Loaded with atmospheric rhythmes, colourful yet haunting soundscapes, and an assortment of flavors, styles and feels, this genre-bending duo delivers what most say is a unique and successful international musical collaboration. ---------- // Track Listing 01. Innovators 02. Rope Trick 03. Under Water Falls 04. Psychological 05. Oceans...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: The Shimmer Effect, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Trip-hop,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Wild Places by The X-Structure ---------- The Wild Places are everywhere, it is within us and it is out there. These wild places are found there where we see life in its purest, where the human presence has not corrupted and moulded things according to their own selfish desires but rather there where God's will and grand beauty is most evident and most clear. The road less travelled - The pursuit, the longing, the search for the essence of life, the true and purposed meaning which transcends...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Trip-hop,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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New Earth by The X-Structure ---------- "For they are not the thing itself; they are only the scent of a love we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard, news from a country we have never visited." - C.S. Lewis (The Weight of Glory) "Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind." - Isaiah 65:17 (The Bible) ---------- // Track Listing 01. Sacred Call 02. Like Water 03. In The Morning 04....
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Downbeat,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Deep Heaven by The X-Structure ---------- "This is the courtesy of Deep Heaven: that when you mean well, He always takes you to have meant better than you knew. It will not be enough for always. He is very jealous. He will have you for no one but Himself in the end." - C.S. Lewis (That Hideous Strength) "He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end." - Ecclesiastes...
Topics: The X-Structure, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop, Down-tempo, Space-trip
Bushmen Records
by The Shimmer Effect
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Mechanosensitive by The Shimmer Effect ---------- Mechanosensitive is a cross-genre sensory adventure filled with tension and release, captivating rhythms and a distortion of layers that takes you down a liquid stream of gentle ripples, roaring torrents and eerie undercurrents in true Shimmer Effect style. ---------- // Track Listing 01. Lost Indoctrination 02. Beauteous Black 03. Tokolosi Night Spell 04. Human Complex 05. Fuzz 06. Underbelly 07. Enceladus 08. Body Splitters 09. Royal Pig //...
Topics: The Shimmer Effect, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Trip-hop,...
Bushmen Records
by Alchesound
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Vapour by Alchesound----------Vapour presents a series of progressive compositions with a minimalistic and experimental approach to melodic grooves, beatbreaks and cross-rhythms, mood-swinging through a mist of nostalgia.----------// Track Listing01. Dancing On Water02. Grasshopping03. Shadows In The Sun04. Valley Of Desolation05. Void06. Three.Twelve.AM07. Tunnel Vision// Release DateNovember 2013// External SourcesMastering by Stephen MullarkeyAlbum Artwork by SJ// LabelBushmen Records -...
Topics: electronic, glitch, down-tempo
Bushmen Records
by Alchesound
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32 Miles by Alchesound ---------- Alchesound's debut album presents a collection of colourful gems in "32 miles", reflecting an eclectic journey with peaks and valleys of ambient sounds. ---------- // Track Listing 01. Parallel Vortex 02. Consciousness 03. Silver Creeper (Featuring "FutureAnalysis") 04. Cloud Surfing SA 05. Tuesday Morning Flutterby 06. Hidden Desert (Featuring "FutureAnalysis") 07. Meditate Chapter 1 08. Ebb and Flow 09. 32 Miles 10. Road Tripping...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Alchesound, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Free, Ambient, Electronic, Down-tempo
Bushmen Records
by Jed Rabid
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Combustion by Jed Rabid----------Combustion is an open minded variation of different electronic musical styles, from dark and moody atmospheres too bouncy-groovy tracks. The Combustion mixes on the EP are updated mixes of previously released tracks, improving their production, phatness and overall sound quality. There are also a couple of new tracks on the EP showcasing a fresh direction and exploration into more chilled and uplifting bass music.----------// Track Listing01. Death Cola...
Topics: Jed Rabid, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Dubstep, EBM, Breaks
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Liberation by The X-Structure ---------- It was a time not unlike now. A time where darkness and corruption reigned. The situation looked dire. Justice was required. Then during the dark of night a Hero was born. As time passed the Hero wandered into the wilderness alone. On his journey he came to know who he was and where he was to go, and that he was in fact not alone, for his Father's guiding spirit was always with him. The Hero, now a man, found his way to a dusty town, a town called...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Trip-hop,...
Bushmen Records
by Jed Rabid
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Enlightenment by Jed Rabid----------Enlightenment is a journey through various electronic music styles rooted in bass. From post-dubstep to synth pop and EBM. The tracks range from melodic and moody to upbeat and bouncy. A thinking man's look into genre blurring music.----------// Track Listing01. Stalker02. Kopy (2012 mix)03. Drop Out04. Erase, Repeat05. Sentance06. Misconceptions07. Prussian Blue08. Discontent09. Lock Out10. Keep It To Yourself11. Trust No One12. Marketing Desk13. woopa14....
Topics: Post-Dubstep, Synth Pop, EBM
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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Earth Epic by The X-Structure ----------------------------- Foreword by Starrzan Earth Epic is The X-Structure’s third full length album and the first album featuring all of our latest work from 2008 and early 2009. It is a culmination of our musical and life journey and tells once more of the challenges, discoveries and revelations we had and experienced during this time. Earth Epic Everything about the Earth is a perfect balance, a miracle to say the least. The moon, the sun and all the...
Topics: The X-Structure, Earth Epic, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Trip hop, Downtempo, Electronic
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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3 in 1 by The X-Structure ------------------------- Released: 2009 Album: 05 3 in 1 In the this chapter The X-structure embarks on a mystical journey through Man's struggle with equality, the profoundness of giving freely of oneself and the pursuit of dreams and the gift thereof. They also strive to honour God's revelation to mankind in what is commonly known as the Trinity, the 3 in 1. ---------- // Track listing 01. Created Equal 02. Give Freely 03. Dream On // Release Date May 2009 //...
Topics: The X-Structure, 3 in 1, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Trip-hop, Downtempo, Electronic, IDM
Bushmen Records
by Various Artists
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The 2nd part of the 3 part "The Matrix" inspired mix series by Dj Khoisan, also dubbed as the alternative soundtrack to The Matrix. Contains only netlabel and free music. Performed in the virtual underground club, Sub-Domain. 1. Re-Entry - Wavespan (Wavespan) 2. rear entrance technology - planet boelex (Sinking in the Soup EP) 3. Follow Her Trace - Technology of Silence (Liminality: The Silent Hill Inspired Album (Disc One)) 4. afternoon coffin break - url (octopus city) 5. 1st...
Topics: Dj Khoisan, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Netlabel, Various Artists, Mix,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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The Album by The X-Structure ---------------------------- Released: 2009 Album: 07 The Album The Album's creation was never implied but happened per chance as some would say, or rather as Starrzan would put it, "It was formed by God's guidance and purpose". Each track in itself was created separately and at completely different times but they all found each other together in a particular order to present a story as old as the begining of humanity up until its salvation and to where we...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Trip-hop, Down-tempo,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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The Remix Experiment Part 01 featuring Shannon Hurley by The X-Structure ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Released: 2008 Album: 02 The Remix Experiment Part 01 The X-Structure was cruising along the cyber highway on their way back from a sunset surf when they decided to take a new route home. As they were passing by the great metropolis of Webcity the faint allure of a distant song caught their attention. It was coming from somewhere in the city. The...
Topics: The X-Structure, Adventures on Planet Earth, South Africa, Trip hop, Electronic, Remix, Experiment,...
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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days of night by The X-Structure ---------- Foreword by Starrzan days of night, also known as days of nightowl, was written somewhere between 2006 and 2007 when nightowl was still venturing alone on his journey through life's many events and perplexing questions. His discoveries during that time would later prove invaluable to The XStructure's future missions and cleared the way forward for the rest to see that through the darkness in life the light illuminates the goodness throughout it. This...
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen, South Africa, Trip hop, Electronic
Bushmen Records
by The X-Structure
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The Past by The X-Structure ---------- Before Westcoast Trip, in and around the days of night, many a song were written by the enigmatic musician known as nightowl, but only a few had ever seen the light of day. Now, 7 years later, after re-discovering 4 unreleased tracks in an old dusty chest in their attic, with the source files nowhere to be found, The X-Structure decided to release them as they were, as they were made, to tell the story of a time now past. ---------- // Track Listing 01....
Topics: The X-Structure, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Down-tempo, Downbeat,...
Bushmen Records
by Various Artists
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1st set of Dj Khoisan performed in the virtual underground club, Sub-Domain. Released by Bushmen Records (bush07). It features the trip-hop sounds of netlabel artist and free music pioneers. You are a part of the mix. Set list --------- 1. Fragility - Sublinear (Pinned Beneath the Boiling Sky) 2. Sumussa - chda (Sukli) 3. Teeth - blackdaylight (the second season mix) 4. Fallbreak feat. Rupert - Northbound (Nowhere near) 5. the key - black era (the point of no return) 6. Coupe Deville - Lokua...
Topics: Dj Khoisan, Mix, DJ, Free, Netlabels, South Africa, Bushmen Records, Creative Commons, Underground,...
Bushmen Records
by Jed Rabid
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Subconscious by Jed Rabid ---------- The subconscious EP is a mixture of different beat and bass genres. The theme is mostly dark and moody. The idea was to create something unique that can be listened to over and over again by the listener who always finds some new sounds or textures that weren't noticed before. The tracks are bass orientated and have catchy melodies on top of them. ---------- // Track Listing 01. Revengenerator 02. Tie Me Down 03. Tasteless 04. Chapter Ending // Release Date...
Topics: Jed Rabid, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Dubstep, EBM, Breaks, Electro
Bushmen Records
by Various Artists
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The 1st part of the 3 part "The Matrix" inspired mix series by Dj Khoisan, also dubbed as the alternative soundtrack to The Matrix. Contains only netlabel and free music. Performed in the virtual underground club, Sub-Domain. p.s. This is version 2.0.1 containing a new track number 8 after some minor copyright issues of the first The Matrix 2.0. ;) 1. mais - sleepy town manufacture (for you) 2. Rampant Intellectualism as a Coping Mechanism - So simple. (Alba 1) 3. Noughts &...
Topics: Dj Khoisan, Bushmen Records, South Africa, Music, Electronic, Free, Netlabel, Various Artists, Mix,...
Bushmen Records
by sir nightowl
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the view from the top by sir nightowl ---------- (Original release notes) epilogue This is my first release and it's a journey through some of the thoughts and experiences I have had in my life up to this point. Unfortunately none of the tracks have been mastered (i.e. making all the sounds, sound good). The reason for this is that I have not got the right gear. Hopefully the tracks will sound as good to u as it sounds to me on my earphones. ;) trip the light fantastic Look past your past these...
Topics: sir nightowl, nightowl, Music, Electronic, Free, Electronica
Bushmen Records
by Umculo Isipho
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Umculo Isipho is a taste of South African electronic music created by local Sipho Xoko. Mixing various African styles in a modern context to create a driving album full of groove and emotion. Umculo Isipho translates to "musical gift" in the Xhosa language.
Topics: bushmen records, bass, south africa, south african, music, gqom, african house
Bushmen Records
by Lithal Li
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Lithal Li - Journeys Through Then & NowTake a journey with Lithal Li through her soundscaped landscape of yesterday and today.Traipse the edges of melancholy, life issues, relationship upheaval and ecstasy with her, as she pens the hidden thoughts of her hearts’ tomb into melodies, choruses, hooks and rhymes to bring you her #heartart.Many thanks to the amazing musicians and collaborations that have made this journey into sound possible and being able to see the light of day!*All...
Topics: cape town, south africa, rap, hip hop, bass, soul, soulful, deep, conscious, girl, female, singer,...
Bushmen Records
by Kayswag
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Bushmen Records brings you another diamond in the rough...  This album features various styles of rap with local flavour and international inspirations. A story about struggle, hardships and good times.Kayswagg born Khanya Fusi is an upcoming multilingual Rapper, Graphic Designer and a Photographer hailing from Botshabelo (a small township 55KM's east of bloemfontein), Currently based in Cape Town. Kayswagg grew passion towards rap and has never looked back since day one. He has released few...
Topics: bushmen records, cape town, south africa, rap, trap, hip hop, rap, township